acceleration switch

acceleration switch

[ak‚sel·ə′rā·shən ‚swich]
(electricity)
A switch that opens or closes in the presence of acceleration that exceeds a certain value.

acceleration switch

A switch actuated when there is unusual acceleration. These switches are normally located in emergency locator beacons that operate when an aircraft crashes or is subject to abnormal deceleration.
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These naming moreover fortify Maxelers formerly announced collaboration to run Maxeler data flow applications on Junipers QFX5100-AA switch and QFX-PFA application acceleration switch, that majorly enhances the performance of business-critical applications in latency-sensitive computing environments.
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